Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Sr. Geologist is $96,520
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Geologists?
An early career Sr. Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,979 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,439 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Sr. Geologist with …Read more
What Do Sr. Geologists Do?
A senior geologist is a high-level professional who is responsible for overseeing geological operations for a company. There are a wide variety of fields that employ geologists, ranging from petroleum to mining to specialized construction, and a senior geologist is (or several senior geologists are) employed to coordinate geology-related tasks. Depending on the field, the specific tasks of the senior geologist can vary widely. For example, in the petroleum industry, the senior geologist …Read more
- Use software to generate complex maps such as cross sections, isopach, seismic or deposit models, etc.
- Prepare, submit, and document budgets and costs to explain budget variances.
- Supervise teams of engineers, direct activity, and make recommendations regarding feasibility and safety.